Whiplash is a typical injury to suffer after a sudden impact such as a road traffic accident. It is a type of neck injury caused by a sudden movement of the head forwards, backwards or sideways. The ligaments and tendons in the neck are damaged. People with whiplash often suffer neck pain and stiffness, tenderness around the neck area and headaches. Sometimes they cannot move their necks as much as they used to.
Of all the types of personal injury claim whiplash is one of the most common. This is because the nature of car accidents often leads to this type of injury, and if the accident was not your fault then it is your prerogative to claim. When making a personal injury claim whiplash is one of the trickier injuries to diagnose and treat, but with the experience of top solicitors and a top accident management company on your side, you’ll still be able to claim what you deserve.
Accident Advice Helpline, a claims management company, can help you. Accident Advice Helpline has been helping people just like you to get compensation for whiplash for over 10 years. They are fully endorsed by consumer champion Esther Rantzen and you can contact them at a time that is most convenient for you, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
FAQ’s about personal injury claim whiplash
When is it too late to get compensated for whiplash?
You can claim for accidents up to three years after they occurred. So don’t worry if you have not made a claim straight away.
How do they decide which whiplash compensation claims will be successful?
You will be able to take the unique 30 second test which works out which whether your claim is likely to be successful. The friendly, professional advisers will guide you through it. If you do not wish to continue with the claim you don’t have to as this expert advice is without obligation.
Do you have to pay any money up front to get compensation for a personal injury claim whiplash?
Accident Advice Helpline have many legal partners who work on a no win no fee* basis so you don’t have to worry about expensive legal costs if your claim is not successful. If you win, the solicitor’s fees can usually be recovered from the losing side.
How much money do you get for whiplash compensation claims?
The exact amount of compensation that you will get cannot be guaranteed because every claim is different and is assessed individually. The amount of time that it takes to pursue the claim also varies. You can rest assured that the solicitors working with Accident Advice Helpline will work very hard to achieve a successful claim for you.
Will I have to make lots of visits to lawyers and doctors?
Many claims can be handled over the telephone and very few cases actually appear in court. You may need to attend one appointment with a local doctor for a medical assessment.
So for expert legal advice about a possible claim call Accident Advice Helpline today on: 0800 689 0500 from a landline or: 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: 29th November 2012
Author: David Brown
Category: Whiplash claims